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Finding Aid for the Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers, 1940-1989
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers
    Date (inclusive): 1940-1989
    Collection number: 1694
    Creator: Baumfeld, Rudolf L., d. 1988
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.) 1 oversize box. 1 poster box. 6 map folders.
    Abstract: Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld (1903-1988) worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles. Baumfeld was the principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951). He designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles. The collection consists of drawings, sketches, blueprints, photographs, personal materials and ephemera related to Rudolf L. Baumfeld's architectural career with Victor Gruen and Associates.
    Language: English
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
    Photographs by Julius Shulman may not be copied.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of David Edberg, 1989; gift of Margaret Gruen, 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Rudolf L. Baumfeld papers (Collection 1694). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 462313 

    Biography

    Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld was born in 1903; he was a native of Vienna, Austria who worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles, where Baumfeld was principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951); he designed several projects in Europe and the U.S., including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown Los Angeles; he died in 1988.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of drawings, sketches, blueprints, photographs, personal materials and ephemera related to Rudolf L. Baumfeld's architectural career with Victor Gruen and Associates.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Drawings, sketches, and blueprints
    2. Photographs
    3. Personal material and ephemera

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Baumfeld, Rudolf L., d. 1988--Archives.
    Victor Gruen Associates--Archives.
    Architects--United States--Archival resources.
    Architect-designed furniture.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Architectural drawings.
    Photographs.
    Blueprints.